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Imelme Umana Becomes The First Black Woman To Become President Of Harvard Law Review

   

Nigerian-Harvard student, Imelme Umana has become the first black woman to be elected as the President of the Harvard Law Review, a law review published by an independent student group at Harvard law school.

Umana is a PhD candidate interested in the intersection between government and African American studies by exploring how stereotypes of black women are reproduced and reinforced in American political discourse.

Barack Obama was  the first Black man elected as President of the Harvard Law Review in 1990.

The Harvard Black Law Students Association made the announcement on twitter yesterday.

 

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